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Thursday, January 06, 2005

Oil follies*

Runaway Train
Consider this basic and sobering group of facts: In the 100 years and change since we dug that first well, the human race has used half of all the oil on the planet. Author Michael C. Ruppert points out that this oil took literally millions of years to produce, and is the result of climactic conditions that have existed on a grand scale at only one time in the Earth's 4.5 billion-year history.
(*Subtitle: We're all gonna be rooned. Or not)